IDEAS THAT SHOOK THE WORLD

HUS1TEN

2017

Credit points: 15

This subject addresses La Trobe's Innovation and Entrepreneurship Essential. Innovation and Entrepreneurship is about using your creativity to generate new ideas, understand and solve complex problems and thrive in a fast-changing world.

Subject outline

In this core Interdisciplinary subject for the Bachelor of Arts, we will explore some of the most influential ideas in the history of the West including: freedom, imperialism, secularisation and the individual. The subject traces the origins of these ideas and their manifestation in the world today. The subject is delivered in small seminar-style classes, allowing you to work closely with fellow students and your academic seminar leader. This subject will help you identify and critically evaluate some of the central ideas underpinning public discussion on a range of political and cultural issues. It will provide you with a solid foundation of cultural knowledge, which will be invaluable as you continue your studies. The disciplines studied in this subject include: Aboriginal Studies, Ancient Mediterranean Studies, Anthropology, Archaeology, English, History, Media and Communications, Philosophy, Politics, Sociology, and Sustainability and Development. This subject addresses the Innovation and Entrepreneurship Essential by asking you to think creatively, work collaboratively, and respond to real-world scenarios and issues in 21st Century Australia.

SchoolSchool of Humanities & Social Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorSarah Midford

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 1 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesN/A

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditions Ordinarily students enrolled in a Bachelor of Arts are recommended to complete HUS1FAS prior to HUS1TEN

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Demonstrate an understanding of core ideas and debates that have revolutionised societies.

Activities:
Group Project, Research Project, Seminar Exercises
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking)

02. Demonstrate research skills, including the ability to effectively access, and evaluate the quality of electronic and paper-based archival materials.

Activities:
Research project, group project
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)

03. Practice critical-thinking and creative problem-solving skills in academic tasks of reading, writing and public speaking.

Activities:
Research Project,Group Project, Seminar Exercises
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)

04. Demonstrate effective communication skills through oral and written exercise.

Activities:
Seminar Exercises
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)

05. Develop effective research and writing skills through a step-by-step writing process facilitated by academic mentors.

Activities:
Research Project
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)

06. Work collaboratively to formulate an innovative response to a challenge to freedom in 21st Century Australia, forging partnerships and resolving complex problems creatively.

Activities:
Group Project
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Albury-Wodonga, 2017, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSarah Midford

Class requirements

Evidence Based Learning Week: 31 - 43
One 1.0 hours evidence based learning per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via blended.
"Delivered online via LMS content."

Collaborative Based Learning Week: 31 - 43
One 2.0 hours collaborative based learning per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Each seminar includes problem-based learning in small groups (face to face) and blended learning."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Group work and presentation (1200-word equivalent)30 01, 02, 03, 06
Individual research project (2000-word equivalent)50 01, 02, 03, 05
Seminar activities (800-word equivalent)20 01, 03, 04

Bendigo, 2017, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSarah Midford

Class requirements

Collaborative Based Learning Week: 31 - 43
One 2.0 hours collaborative based learning per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via blended.
"Each seminar includes problem-based learning in small groups (face to face) and blended learning."

Evidence Based Learning Week: 31 - 43
One 1.0 hours evidence based learning per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via online.
"Delivered online via LMS content."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Group work and presentation (1200-word equivalent)30 01, 02, 03, 06
Individual research project (2000-word equivalent)50 01, 02, 03, 05
Seminar activities (800-word equivalent)20 01, 03, 04

Melbourne, 2017, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSarah Midford

Class requirements

Collaborative Based Learning Week: 31 - 43
One 2.0 hours collaborative based learning per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Each seminar includes problem-based learning in small groups (face to face) and blended learning."

Evidence Based Learning Week: 31 - 43
One 1.0 hours evidence based learning per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via blended.
"Delivered online via LMS content."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Group work and presentation (1200-word equivalent)30 01, 02, 03, 06
Individual research project (2000-word equivalent)50 01, 02, 03, 05
Seminar activities (800-word equivalent)20 01, 03, 04

Melbourne, 2017, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSara James

Class requirements

Evidence Based Learning Week: 10 - 22
One 1.0 hours evidence based learning per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via blended.
"Delivered online via LMS content."

Collaborative Based Learning Week: 10 - 22
One 2.0 hours collaborative based learning per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Each seminar includes problem-based learning in small groups (face to face) and blended learning."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Group work and presentation (1200-word equivalent)30 01, 02, 03, 06
Individual research project (2000-word equivalent)50 01, 02, 03, 05
Seminar activities (800-word equivalent)20 01, 03, 04

Mildura, 2017, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSarah Midford

Class requirements

Evidence Based Learning Week: 31 - 43
One 1.0 hours evidence based learning per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via blended.
"Delivered online via LMS content."

Collaborative Based Learning Week: 31 - 43
One 2.0 hours collaborative based learning per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Each seminar includes problem-based learning in small groups (face to face) and blended learning."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Group work and presentation (1200-word equivalent)30 01, 02, 03, 06
Individual research project (2000-word equivalent)50 01, 02, 03, 05
Seminar activities (800-word equivalent)20 01, 03, 04

Shepparton, 2017, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSarah Midford

Class requirements

Evidence Based Learning Week: 31 - 43
One 1.0 hours evidence based learning per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via blended.
"Delivered online via LMS content."

Collaborative Based Learning Week: 31 - 43
One 2.0 hours collaborative based learning per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Each seminar includes problem-based learning in small groups (face to face) and blended learning."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Group work and presentation (1200-word equivalent)30 01, 02, 03, 06
Individual research project (2000-word equivalent)50 01, 02, 03, 05
Seminar activities (800-word equivalent)20 01, 03, 04